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Oct 29, 2012 9:30am PDT
been three position assets so that fema personnel are working closely with state and local governments. we're making sure that food and water and emergency generation is available for those communities that will be hardest hit. we anticipate that the center of the storm will hit landfall sometime this evening. but because of the nature of the storm, we're certain that this will be a slow-moving process through a wide swath of the country. and millions of people will be affected. the most important message that i have for the public right now is pleased listen to what your state and local officials are saying. when they tell you to evacuate, you need to evacuate. do not delay. don't pause. don't question. -- don't question the instructions that are being given because this is a serious storm and could have potentially fatal consequences if people do not act quickly. the good news is that the governors and local officials, i think, have had a few days of preparation. there has been extraordinarily close coordination between state, federal and local governments. so we're confi
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Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT
impact should last through the week. torry? >> thank you, rosemary. we'll check with you for the local weather. >> and helping restore power to local people. the utility is sending 150 workers to new york. and they will be asifting, edison crews. and they are leaving today. >> and we talked to a pga spokesperson. >> and as many other utilities are. and a huge effort from utilities crews across the nation. and ready and willing to help much. >> and sandy left at least 8 million people without power and 13 states. >> bay area volunteers are lending a hand to the super storm relief efforts. volunteers to the area, and santa cruz chapters of the red cross was sent out to the east coast. >> many more are waiting for flights to be allowed in the area. the red cross set up shop in nine states. it plans to deliver 250,000 ready to eat meals to storm victims. >>> and the federal government remains shuttered for a second day. in seven minutes, we'll tell you about the mess that needs to be cleaned up. >> other top story, getting ready for the world series parade. it takes a lot to organize a big
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
was reached in august to split up the funds. they scrapped the redevelopment agencies and local schools and governments are planning next month for the state to overturn that decision and we will not get a final decision as this will all be worked out until sometime next year. live in santa clara ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we had a warm opening from the fans' latest title... >> about 500 fans gathered at at&t park yesterday after the caravan of buses arrived. pablo sandoval arrived with the photography and handed it off to sergio romo. bruce bochy talked about this year's run. >> i can't say i had more fun than what i had with these unselfish guys who never bothered anyone they are new rested up. >> tomorrow it will not be marched by more vandalism. they spent the day cleaning up graffiti to follow the big win and people started bond fires and created other forms of damage. there were arrests and more than half were felonies. >> i would not anticipate this event and it is a family event, it is on a school day and we want families, anybody to come. this my any bus recently
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Oct 4, 2012 9:00am PDT
socks. >>> this is a beautiful video of san francisco. beautiful landscape, but it's title, locals hate it when you call it san fran. i call it san fran all the time. >> you're a local. >> the great thing about this video, though, it really is how beautifully it was shot. it shows some of the places you recognize in san francisco, like the golden gate bridge. even has a not here of "endeavour" flying over the city. spectacular view, if you ask me. >> why do they hate it that you call it san fran? >> apparently locals hate it, but i mean, it's a city that's known as the city -- >> rice-a-roni, the san francisco treat. >> my family from the bay area and we always just call it frisco. >> i think you call it awesome. >>> that's going to do it for this show, everybody. we leave you with this video. have a great one. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
FOX
Oct 12, 2012 12:00pm PDT
little bit of a panic. we're not gonna be able to work right now. we'll have to find a place locally. >> reporter: the restaurant owner was out of town. his brother called them tell him one of the squat and gobbles had -- called him to tell him that one of the squat and gobbles had gone up in flames. >> reporter: and much of west portal was shut down. these businesses will not be able to open in quite sometime. there's upwards in $4 million. the fire blocked through muni lines for hours. >> it's really frustrating. >> reporter: two firefighters were treated for minor injuries. spoke inhalation and elva lated carbon monoxide levels. luckily -- em la vateed vate -- el la vateed carbon monoxide levels -- elevated carbon monoxide levels. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> coming up in 10 minutes the major fire in the south bay. it was dangerous to fight not only because of the flames but also because of what was inside of that house. >>> much of the bay area woke up to light rain and cloudy skies. let's take you outside to emeryville. you can see the gray skies are still there. it's
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Oct 16, 2012 7:30pm PDT
late local news. news. . >> good evening, i'm frank some mer ville. it was president obama versus mitt romney part 2. with democrats and republican voters. eric rasmussen and the town hall face off? >>> a big question tonight would president obama bounce back from what many consider a lackluster perform man's. started with a shot at romney's five point plan. >> governor romney doesn't have a five point plan. he wants to make sure that the folks at the top play by a separate set of rules. >> that's why i put a five point plan that gets america 12 million new jobs in four years. >> despite a count down clock over the shoulders, long answers limited the number of questions from the audience but there was plenty of spirited back and forth between the two candidates over energy policy and drilling for oil. >> if you want to drill on public lands, you use it or lose it. so we can actually make a profit. >> and production on government land is down. >> no, it isn't. >> it is down 14%. >> governor -- >> it is just not true. >> both governor romney and president obama spent significant time ans
FOX
Oct 19, 2012 12:00pm PDT
steps to make local calls. ann reuben is live to tell us how they are preparing for it. >> reporter: there has been an ad campaign warning people for weeks the way you dial in the 408 area code is about to change, now in order to make a local call you will dial as if you were dialing long distance. starting tomorrow in the south bay get ready to dial some extra digits. >> i didn't know it was coming up so soon but -- >> that's right if you live in the 408 area code you will need to dial all digits to make even a local call. the reason, the introduction of a new carry code, 669. >>> it will actually be what is called an overlaw district where the old 408 numbers and new sick 69 ones will exist in the same space, not every 1 is happy about the changes. >> pretty soon you will have to dial 50 numbers in order to get wherever it is you are trying to call and it just doesn't make sense. there has got to be a better solution. >> the california public utilities commission says this was the best option and because of cell phones and add technology the existing prefixes were being exhausted.
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Oct 27, 2012 10:00pm PDT
, to our local schools and the accountability from our local schools... that we'll need to improve student learning in every classroom. so we can stay 47th... or we can choose proposition 38. i'm voting yes on 38... because it makes our children #1. i didn't know strawberries were in seasoshh'sht now. no, no, no, no, no, no.. roscoe! ..no, no, no...no ♪ opera some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. save up to 15% on an ikea kitchen. . >>> the new york city nanny accuse of fatally stabbing two young children remains in a meically induced coma with apparently self-inflicted stab wounds. no charges have been filed against yoselyn ortega, a memorial is growing outside of the family's apartment building. today police say the nanny had work for the family about two years. sources told the new york post that ortega had run into money trouble. >> in news of the world in indonesia 11 suspected islamics are behind bars. police say they confiscated a bomb and bomb-making equipment. this month marks the tenth anniversary of the attack on bali nightclubs that killed 200 p
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Oct 11, 2012 4:00am PDT
sluggish economy. "keep it local. if you keep your money local, everyone benefits." "public works. we have to get people working any way we can." "i think we have to change our tax structure. the rich need to pay a little bit more." chicago ideas week brought thought leaders together to address the issue. austan goolsbee seved in the obama administration as the chairman of the council of economic advisors, and he offered the manufacturing sector as a potential fix. 'we're going to have to export more manufacturing, shift the focus of the economy, and that's going to take a long time. it's going to cost money. we're going to have to retrain our workers." advancing that idea focuses on the nation's education system, training the students of today for the hi-tech jobs of tomorrow. 83% of manufacturing firms reported a shortage of skilled technicians, leaving industry executives like ron bullock of bison gear and engineering corporation highlighting job opportunities in his industry. 'we've had 600,000 unfilled positions on an on-going basis through the national association of manufac
FOX
Oct 25, 2012 4:00pm PDT
particularly sew in the playoffs. up against the giants tonight doug fister. almost a local story. call it a semi local story. he is from merced and he grew up adjoints fan. one of his dreams was always to pitch at at & t park. little did he know it would be with the detroit tigers in the world series against his childhood team. >> growing up don't tell anybody i was a giants fan. you know. being able to come to a couple games when i was little it has always been a dream and goal for me. and now it's happening. it's definitely special being able to come be the ballpark and play in a world series is something that you know obviously is a moment that will never be forgotten and it holds a little more special place in my heart i would say. but it doesn't change what we do rob the field. >> it's not going to be much different than the last time. i mean, it's what you work for all year. it's what you work for your whole life. and you know, i'm just thankful to be back. >> reporter: the vibe is really starting to happen already here. less than an hour before the first pitch. and the giants th
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Oct 17, 2012 3:30pm PDT
resumes. certainly when the weather clears. for now, we send it to your local programming and we'll be back with weather updates right here throughout the night. hackable -- everybody nurchgd. >flunked. >> anderson: really? >> yeah, anderson cooper, we changed the o to a zero. hackers will take the l and make it 1. >> anderson: and you go to the one with zero in it and that brings you what? >> evil.com. at that time, it can be someone from around the world having absolute control of the computer. >> anderson: we wanted to reach out to the audience member who had the lowest score. where's mary jo? let me come over here. so you had the lowest score, apparently, on this quiz. are you surprised at all? >> no, because he's been telling me for a long time. i have my computer, laptop, cell phone, linkedin, twitter, email, yahoo, too many passwords to remember. >> anderson: you have the same one for everything? >> pretty much. >> anderson: even i know that! >> i get real fancy every once in a while. i'll change the number up a little bit. >> anderson: because you have the lowest score, we'l
FOX
Oct 28, 2012 11:00pm PDT
priority- with the funding, to our local schools and the accountability from our local schools... that we'll need to improve student learning in every classroom. so we can stay 47th... or we can choose proposition 38. i'm voting yes on 38... because it makes our children #1. . >>> kansas city's kansas city's arrowhead stadium -- raiders with the 13-6 lead into the locker room. palmer trouhis second touchdown pass to darrius heyward-bey turns into a touchdown. he does the rest to the end zone. 26-9 with the chiefs trying to get back into it in the 4th quarter. matt cassel picked off by lee. the first road win for the raiders since they beat the chiefs last december. they have now made it six in a row at arrowhead. 26-16 the final, 3-4, oakland is one game out of a first place. palmer has barely been in oakland a year, but he is got a feel for how thing goes in the afc west. >> you talk about chiefs and raiders, you can't rely on strikes. you know you are going to get a good shot from them and coming off a bye-week, there were a number of things that you have to factor into a riv
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
38 bypasses sacramento, and makes education a real priority- with the funding, to our local schools and the accountability from our local schools... that we'll need to improve student learning in every classroom. so we can stay 47th... or we can choose proposition 38. i'm voting yes on 38... because it makes our children #1. well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >>> a proposed ban on public nudity draw a small group of protesters. he says he has received scores of complaints about naked people in the castro district. the áf. >>> a northern california grocery store chain trying to avoid a strike told employees the company is losing millions of the dollars a year. raley's employs about 13,000 people with stores in california and nevada. raley's management says 40 of their stores are losing money so they want to freeze employee wages and eliminate premium pay for sunday shifts. the employee union organized a strike yesterday. >>> polls
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm PDT
approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> a woman in custody after leading deputies on a wild chase. she ran several red lights on east 14th last night. once she got to the end of the street she turned around and went the other way. she was stopped and arrested at 61st avenue. the chase lasted nearly a half hour. a's have grabbed headlines but now play off fever is burning up on the other side of the bay. happening now, a rally for giants is underway at 24 willy mays plaza. alex, what's happening? >> reporter: willy mays plaza packed with fans, all of them have their rally towels and are ready to go. they're calling this orange friday rally, everyone geared up for the post season as you can imagine, fans decked out in orange and black, several hundred on hand outside of att park this afternoon. giants open up play offs at home tomorrow against cincinnati reds, the game is tomorrow
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Oct 5, 2012 4:30am PDT
local businesses are benefiting from both the a's and giants wins. >>> new this morning two bart riders were robbed at gunpoint. that happened just about 11:30 last night at the coliseum bart station parking lot. they were getting into their cars when two suspected gunmen approached them. they reportedly took their cell phones and ran with the help of police dogs though bart police tracked the suspects to a nearby warehouse area. at least one of the suspects may have been bitten by the dog and taken to the hospital. the robbery victims were not hurt. >>> 4:32 is the time right now. a woman is in custody after leading sheriffs deputies on a wild chase throughout the east bay. she ran several red lights on east 14th street from san leandro to oakland last night. when she got to the end of the street she turned around and went back the other way. she was stopped at 61st avenue. the chase lasted for nearly a halve hour. >>> ktvu has confirmed that police have investigated a complaint regarding this marijuana garden. they did not take any action because it is all legal. now we spoke t
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 7:30pm PDT
presidential debate. continuing coverage on your late local news on this fox station, analysis continues on fox news channel on cable and satellite, fox news radio and fox news got comp. i will see you tomorrow. >>> it is math matticly possible. it's been done before. >> it has never been done before. >> it's been done a couple of times actually. >> it has never been done before. >> ronald reagan -- >> the gloves come off in tonight's vice presidential debate. you saw it. things got heated between the vice president and the man who wants his job. good evening. i'm julie haener. >> welcome to a special edition of our news. this was a very different debate compare to the first presidential debate. with congressman paul ryan and job job fighting it out in their first and only debate of the election season. we have live team coverage. rita williams is with bay area republicans. rob rortsdz is with the democrats. we begin with the high and low moments from the debate. >> there were questions about whether joe biden would come out more aggressively after many said president barack obama failed to liv
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
. coming up, how local systems plan to handle the increase in ridership. a live report on the records that could be broken this weekend. >>> with a new jobless rate, it said the u.s. economy generated only 114,000 new jobs in september, however the unemployment rate went down. the jobless rate is 7-point 8%, it's down 3/10th from august, the lowest rate since january 2009. labor department revised upward the job creation numbers for july and august and a separate report shows 873,000 people found new jobs last month. we will bring you more on the jobless numbers when we get our report from the washington dc newsroom at 7:15. >>> drive by shooting overnight in san jose injuries one man. it happened on roberts avenue around 11:00. authorities say the man was shot in the nose, and the hand. his injuries are not considered life threatening. >>> two bart passengers were robbed at gun point as they got a train in oakland. it happened at the colosseum part station parking lot. they were walking two cars when two gunmen demanded money. the suspects took off with their cell phones, bart office
FOX
Oct 19, 2012 5:00am PDT
the petitions armed with more than 400,000 signatures to the officials of the local boy scout council. >> the support i'm getting is nothing like i have ever had before. 400,000 signatures is just like not even dreamable. >> the boycotts say ryan quote does not meet scouting membership standard on sexual orientation. >>> san francisco's board of supervisors is expected to approve a law that would give you the public more information about bedbugs. now if it passes, pest control companies would be required to provide monthly reports on where they found bedbugs. it would also require landlords to give tenants a two year record about bedbug reports. bedbugs can cause redness, itching, and swelling when they bite you. >>> it is the end of a journalisticker rash. starting next year you will only be able to read news week magazine online. they will stop printing the magazine at the end of this year. it has been hard hit by dropping sales and print advertisement environment. the online version will be by paid subscription. ktvu ipad app is ready for you to down load right now. you ca
FOX
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am PDT
we'll get. >> a local business electronicsed to provide debate merchandise says it can barely keep up with demand. danville will spend $100,000 to stage the debate. city officials say after hosting the debate in 2000, they know the expense is well worth it. >>> there's a different kind of debate tonight, between bill o'reilly and jon stewart. two hosts with clashing political viewpoints. they will have a mock debate at george washington university, and call it the rumble 2012. tickets sold out almost immediately, and the show will be available over the internet through live streaming. >>> people reduced to tears. >> it's hard to come here. i've been a self sufficient person my whole life. >> she's upset over one mayor's plan to close soup kitchens. why he wants to put them out of business. >> a cool down is in the forecast for your bay area weekend. we're up with a mix of clouds, some fog. we'll look at what to suspect for your neighborhood coming up -- what to expect for your neighborhood coming up. >>> a 10-year-old colorado girl is missing and police have now issued an amber alert.
FOX
Oct 26, 2012 10:00pm PDT
orange october as night local landmarks are glowing orange no honor of the giant's return to the world series. and downtown, noelle walker with a look at how the city is getting into the spirit. >> reporter: every good party needs some mood lighting so check this out, we have a theme going here. so we asked the experts how did they do that? san francisco has a reputation for being a colorful city but at night it's just one color. >> we call it giant's orange. >> reporter: jim kidd is electrician at the auditorium. where they change lights more often than the seasons. >> that's st. patty's day right there. >> reporter: they use spotlights to give the auditorium its light. >> we try to do what city hall is doing so we can match. >> reporter: san francisco is wash in orange. >> today is going to be fantastic. >> reporter: john hunkiewicz made coit tower look like a orange pop cicle. sitting the color orange is sate to stand for vitality and endurance. >> while the giants keep winning they will stay orange. >> reporter: noelle walker. >> the world series picks up with game three tomorrow i
FOX
Oct 15, 2012 6:00am PDT
. commissioners are saying they are taking this investigation very seriously. >>> lawyers for local activists will argue for looser strongholds. they are challenging the classification schedule one which says it has a high potential for abuse and no accepted medical use. the u.s. court of appeals for columbia will decide the case. >>> time is 6:15 transit officials admit they did not have the proper permit. they admit a person knit for -- permit for soil testing was issued but not for other tests. the rail transit districts acknowledged this and they say stricter rules are in place. >>> cars are polluting the environment even before they hit the streets. the way electric cars makes them twice as harmful to the environment compared to gas powered cars. still electric cars can make sense if the electricity to use them comes from low carbon sources. >>> they are making two busy streets for elevated bike paths. the sap fran coalition said more people -- san francisco coalition said more people would consider biking but if it is approved dozens of parking spaces out there would be lost.
FOX
Oct 29, 2012 6:00am PDT
and fellow the instructions of your state and local officials because they are going to proud provide you with the best advice in terms of how to deal with this storm over the coming days. >> reporter: all right, and back out here live, you can see that choppy surf again and, remember this is just a preview of what is to come. we expect sandy will be making that landfall -- zeroing in on the jersey shore just about 50 miles south of where i am. back to you. >> all right, rene, stay safe out there. steve is keeping an eye on a huge storm swell and he will talk about that in a minute. we'll track the path of sandy throughout the morning. you can also get updates any time, anywhere, on our website, ktvu.com. >> all right, pam. the time is 6:40. >>> back here at home, sal will get you where you need to go this morning. >> yeah, the weather is not as severe as -- well, anywhere else in the country but it is a little foggy and will affect your drive to work. we're looking at a nonfoggy contra costa conti right now and traffic busy coming around the corner and to concord so we have a
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Oct 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
local hospital. >> we have injured occupants and we don't know if it was more at this time and we don't know if it was an exchange of gunfire or if it was directed at the charger. >> investigators don't have a description of the other car. this was about 3:30 in the afternoon. now we know police were viewing victims last night. they are looking for an update on their condition but have not heard back yet, jeanine della vega ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> it happened saturday morning in potter valley. family members identified the victims as an elderly man and his developmentally disabled son. a few children were rescued by neighbors and by standers. >>> deborah is accused of stealing drugs. she stole cocaine from the lab in 2009. now she denies it and the allegations triggered an investigation and they threw out hundreds of cases based on that case. if convicted she could be sentenced to four years in prison. >>> president barack obama may already have the electoral votes needed to win a second term. 270 are required to win the presidency. if the election was held today, president bar
FOX
Oct 31, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >> reporter: the local red cross had people providing relief efforts on the red cross. they will be assisting victims in new jersey, new york and pennsylvanias. if you would like to donate money, you can text red cross to 90999 and that gives a $10 donation to the agency or if you would like to schedule a blood donation you can call 1- 800-red cross and back out here live, starting at 11:30 a.m. there will be a drive here on north first street t will go on until 6:0 at night. at our website you can get the latest information on sandy and more information where you -- more information on how you can help. >> and that's important, tori. >>> 7:36. let's check in with sal. what's happening on the east shore. it's cre crowded today. we definitely have seen the effect of about a million people who normally would not be in the city going there. and the weather is a little bit -- well, it's a little bit drizzly so people are slowing down and the third factor that happens every year. they want to get their work done and get back home early for trick or treating. this is all coming together i
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Oct 26, 2012 5:00am PDT
. proposition 38 bypasses sacramento, and makes education a real priority- with the funding, to our local schools and the accountability from our local schools... that we'll need to improve student learning in every classroom. so we can stay 47th... or we can choose proposition 38. i'm voting yes on 38... because it makes our children #1. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>> welcome back. time now 5:22. the 15-year-old pakistan any girl who was shot in the head by taliban because she spoke out about the right to an education. she is now reunited with her family. the family of teenager malala flew to britain yesterd
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Oct 4, 2012 10:00pm PDT
local residents coming in, not so much the out of towners. they come in and make a whole package deal out of it. >> reporter: across the city in alameda, it's the a's that are bringing out the fans. the team is busiest when the team plays in the road. >> it's fun. everybody is happy, smiling, cheering, slapping hands. it's more of a team atmosphere. it's really fun. >> reporter: about a block away, mcgee's bar and grill expects up to a 25% increase in business this weekend. postseason baseball is golden for the green and gold faithful. >> it will be packed, we're lucky we have an outdoor patio we can put people out there. we have a big screen out in the patio. hopefully we have enough room to accommodate everybody. >> reporter: this a's fan tells me he'll be watching with friends this weekend and he's looking looking for the world series with dare with say it, the giants versus the a's. >> we're talking about two awesome teams. if they both make it what can you do but cheer for them. >> reporter: store owner tells us they remember what it was like when the giants made the series. they
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Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the mess after last weekend's protest by occupy. with word the movement is back, local businesses are not happy. >> you will have to worry about your car. stand in front of your business, if you are a small business owner, you will have to have an extra employee to watch your business at night. >> reporter: it says open for business but you could hardly tell. many businesses decided to add boards up just in case. >> it is ridiculous. most people understand why they are angry, but you are messing up your own neighborhoods. >> reporter: one year ago today the occupy movement began in oakland when people held protests and set up camp outside city hall. once they were told to leave it set up several confrontation between occupy and police. today people say they don't have an issue with the message, just the manner in which some are delivering it. >> at night time the police fighting against, you know, the occupiers. >> i will support anybody that wants to speak their mind but do it correctly. don't effect the small people you are trying to help. >> reporter: i spoke with the mayor's o
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
it is notorious for providing music. they are finding out local and international concerns about the site. it is the 6th popular and especially those who want to give more to technical savvy customers. >>> they are looking at the books and at the same time richard schultz is looking to see if they buy out the company. he owns 20% of best by and no discs are -- decisions are likely to be made. this is the crime fighting oakland needs, a new tool they will get in their hands and it helps make the community safer. plus, it looks like a military invasion. the reason even a hoover craft will be invading today. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this nu
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Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> today's hot dry weather helped fuel a fast moving fire that destroyed three homes in sonoma county. it started late this afternoon right next to highway 116. not far from stoney point road and highway 101 near catady. ken wayne is there tonight and tells us there was a massive response from firefighters. >> reporter: firefighters are still on the scene mopping up making sure there are no hot spots. everyone though three homes were destroyed. firefighters say this could have been much worse. the call came in around 5:00 p.m. the fire started on the south side of highway 116 and quickly jumped the highway and started burning near homes on the north side. firefighters say a five to 7- mile an hour wind started spot fires a half mile ahead of the main fire and threatened to burn to stoney point road and all the way to highway 101. >> ambers are getting throu
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Oct 25, 2012 5:00am PDT
she's at a local hospital suffering from non-life threatening injuries. you can see still quite a mess of shattered glass here at office max. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we're also tracking developing news out of san francisco where a manhunt is under way to find two suspects who fired shots at an scene. police located the suspect vehicle and detained one person. police still looking for two additional suspects. officers say the suspects fired on an undercover sergeant on 101 early this morning. the officer was not hurt. >>> turning now to the world series giants fans gearing up for game two after last night's big 8-3 victory over the tigers. claudine wong is at at&t park now where pablo sandoval made history hitting 3 home runs. >> reporter: good morning, we're out here on the field at the at&t park. we can. look at this view. how could you not want to be out here. if you want to know where pablo sandoval balls went, right there. we are inside really just taking it in and actually you pan up to the stands you can see they are very busy thi
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Oct 29, 2012 10:00pm PDT
revenue - bypasses sacramento and sends every k through 12 dollar straight to our local schools... every school. for them. for all of us. vote yes on thirty-eight. >>> prosecutors said she was obsessed and this afternoon an alameda county jury of six women and six men returned a guilty verdict on the closely watched trial of esteban. the union city woman now faces up to 25 years in prison for killing nursing student michelle le. >> reporter: after 4-1/2 days of deliberations this afternoon the jury announced its verdict. 28-year-old esteban guilty of the first degree murder of her former high school friend nursing student michelle le. >> it's always been my position that she hunted down michelle and she kill her. >> reporter: the prosecutor called esteban a sociopath and she believed le was having an affair with the father of esteban's child. >> it felt like yesterday we were going through all of this and to finally wrap it up with the right choices it lifts the burden. >> we still need to process this. >> reporter: le disappeared from this garage in hayward in may last year. po
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm PDT
local bank. she ended up living alone, by choice. the reason she could be independent was because of sscial security and medicare. she had worked all her life, put in the money, and understood there was a basic area of helping the poor.%+ that is what i think of when i think of entitlement. the name itself imply some sense of dependency on theepart of the spokess there are millions of people out there who are counting on this. my approach is to say how we -pstrengthen this. in medicare, what we did was we said we are going to have to bring down the cost if e are going to deal with long-term to do that, let's look at where some of the money is going. $700 billion for rebel to ave from the medicare program by no longer overpaying insurance companies, by making sure we were not overpaying providers, and using that money where we are actually able to lower prescription drug costs for seniors by an average of $600 and we were able to make a significant dent in providing them with the kind of preventive care that will ultimately save money throughout the system. the way for us to deal with
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Oct 30, 2012 9:00am PDT
to air-lift the two men to a local hospital. >> they were able to walk in and walk out. no serious injuries as a result of this fishing boat going down. one of the best parts of the video after they get the guys safely on board the helicopter, the fishermen from "the tribute" are super excited. >> they should be excited. they just helped rescue and save the lives of two people. >>> it's always a dicey situation when firefighters roll up to a burning building. here they are in russia surveying the situation. you see fire coming from the blue doors, black smoke in the air. here's what they did not expect. >> oh! >> there were people standing right outside the doors. >> people, firefighters, yeah, they're lucky one of those doors didn't fly off and hit somebody in the face. it looks like there was a vehicle inside, maybe it was carrying something with explosives that packed a punch. it blows the doors wide open without any warning. >> wow. >> you can hear people react. you hear people scream. and you also heard the car alarm start to go off. >> one guy seems to take off his jacket qui
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Oct 25, 2012 9:30am PDT
invite big brother, big sisters and the boys and girls dloub a local gocart track. get them all in on the action of racing. >> they're at the nascar speed park at the mall. >> the kids weren't the only ones invited. tony stewart and ryan newman, two of the big names in car racing were also invited down to the speed park to race alongside the kids. it was a great day for the kids and the two race drivers. cool thing, they also had commentators along to do a whole play-by-play scenario. >> what are your expectations for tonight's race? >> well, i just realistically don't want to crash the entire field like i did in tall la dag gag. >> awesome. >> i wonder how they stack up? i wonder if they're just as good in gocarts? >> lucky ducks. get to ride in the car with these drivers. >> riding shotgun with tony stewart. >> who won? >> the beauty, you win what would you do if you were out there, beth? >> i would be so excited. i would be going neck and neck. >> this was so much fun and the best nachos on the planet. >> this is so awesome! >>> i have two super cute animal videos to share with you
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Oct 26, 2012 4:30am PDT
order to help fund local governments and schools. santa clara county may offset the cost to push through the stadium bill. >>> chasing mavericks tells the story of jay mor yarrty as he learns to surf the big waves. much of the movie was shot along the coast of santa cruz and san mateo county. >> definitely want to see that. >> yeah. >>> well, sal is it looking luke friday light out there? >> very good brian. [ laughter ] already familiar with the terms. >> that is right. >> it actually does brian and pam a little bit. we'll see what happens. it's early yet. but right now it looks like that. let's take a look at the commute here on 80 westbound. as you are driving out to the maze. it certainly does look good in the last few months we haven't had any friday light in fall. but we will see what happens today. at the bay bridge toll plaza it is a nice drive getting into san francisco or driving to the toll plaza and then on the bridge it's a nice drive getting into san francisco. no problems on the bridge. if you are driving in san jose 280 and 101 are off to a good start. if it stays
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Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm PDT
straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> an encouraging report on the labor market and better sales helped pushing the stock market higher, the government said 367,000 americans south unemployment benefits better than expected, the dow up 76, nasdaq up 13, s&p up 9. today mark zuckerberg announced facebook now has more than 1 billion active users each month. he made the announcement by updating his facebook page status. most is overseas, that is good news amid the difficult times it has been facing since then. >>> a group of activist taking a bus tour around the state urging voters to reject proposition 32 that would restrict california union's ability to raise and contribute money. the group stopped in oakland today, taking aim at the cokee brothers who they say have poured money into prop 32. >>> today on ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 a outbreak of a rare form of meningitis has now been linked to california. the one connection between all the case
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Oct 8, 2012 4:30am PDT
a heart attack and died. three people were taken into custody. several others ended up in local hospitals. >>> bay area man was among three people that died in butte county. he was swept downstream after the sand bar he was standing on gave way. also on saturday a 53-year-old man and his two-year-old child drowned in a pond outside of bigs. the child fell out of an inflatable raft. the father jumped in to save him. rescuers pulled the two out of the water but they did not survive. >>> eight people were forced out of their home after a two alarm fire at an apartment complex. it started just before 2:30 yesterday afternoon at the village green apartments. fire officials says unit that was destroyed suffered major damage. several other apartments had smoke damage but fortunately no one was hurt. the cause of the fire still under investigation. >>> a 21-year-old woman died after her car plunged 50 feet down a ravine in pleasanton and the california highway patrol is looking for answers as to how it all happened. it happened about 7:45 yesterday morning at the sunol boulevard off ram
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Oct 9, 2012 4:00am PDT
own local economy. you can do business all over by being online. and there are so many more tools available that allow you to run your business. so, my dad ran his business by himself. if he didn't know something, he didn't know something. today what would you do? you would go online. you would go to a score counselor, you would find some help. it really is an amazing time. i don't mean to sound pollyannaish, but to me this is an amazing time to be in business. > > thank you for being here. that was steve strauss, columnist for usa today. from small biz to really big biz. chart talk on chevron is coming your way next! o' we're getting a view on another oil stock on the show with matt shapiro, he's president of mws capital. good morning. you are taking a look at chevron. what do you see that you like in the charts here? > > one thing i like about chevron is, of course, it's at all-time highs, angie - $117. but don't look at that number and be dissuaded from taking a look at the stock, because its p/e is 9, and it pays over 3% dividend. even with oil coming down, you'll notice that
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Oct 18, 2012 4:00am PDT
half of the metropolitan areas in the u.s. "housing is a very local issue. there are some places, like atlanta, where in fact yes it is very affordable to buy a house right now. but if you live in new york city or san francisco or san diego, it's probably not a whole lot more affordable now than it was three years ago or five years ago or ten years ago." that was mike sante of interest.com. its ranking of pricing by city finds detroit, atlanta, and minneapolis are the most affordable options for median income families. as sante noted, san diego, new york and san francisco are the least affordable. exxon mobil is taking on a north face. the oil giant is buying canadian company celtic exploration for $3.1 billion in cash and stock. exxon is highly interested in expanding its presence in the oil-rich shale found in western canada. the deal is still up to celtic shareholders and the canadian government. more than 6 thousand disney hoodies and t-shirts are being recalled. the clothing was sold in sets at target from october to december of 2011. the u.s. consumer product safety commiss
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Oct 27, 2012 7:30pm PDT
you can support your local and girls clubs. mickey's family was out there. spent his entire 15-year career with the tigers. primarily in center from '64-'78. >> tim: he won four gold gloves in centerfield and started the 1968 world series at shortstop to give alkayline chance to play right field. here is number 6. >> joe: here is a fly ball to right. easy for hunter pence. two out here in the bottom of the seventh inning. there is the great al kayline. just loved here in detroit. throwing out the first pitch before game three. >> tim: elegance, grace, class, all of those things. he wreaks of all of those words. >> joe: 18 years old. that's how old he was when he was straight off sand juan to baltimore and won batting title at the age of 20. 1955. the youngest player ever to win a batting title. one day younger than ty cobb did when he won. two, out, nobody on, first pitch toiac jack. now a swinging strike. >> tim: at one time this year there was talk of mike trout of the angels perhaps breaking al kaline's record. miguel cabrera led the american league in hitting. not mike trout. ev
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Oct 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
closed to vehicle traffic. organizers say it celebrating local businesses and organizations. >>> it's all about pumpkins on the peninsula this weekend. check out that giant gourd. this is the 42nd festival and it gets underway at nine. you can see the winner of this year's weigh off, a 17, 775- pound gourd. also today is the parade. steve young is the grand marshall. >> great selection there. steve young being the grand marshall. >> and a fun weekend. very packed. make sure --. >> he may have a problem because it's bumper to bumper. it should be a good day for people out there on saturday. >> its going to be a beautiful day. already a beautiful start in half moon bay. mostly clear skies over parts of the coast. around the bay we are dealing more sun. a few low clouds as well as high clouds. mostly sunny, a chilly start, low to mid40s in some of the valley locations. by noontime we feel pretty good. widespread low to mid60's in the forecast around the bay and touching 70 around concord, livermore, fairfield and antioch. here is the forecast for the afternoon. 74 in santa rosa
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
with local farmers to bring fresh fruits and vegetables to improve hospital food. thousands of pounds of fresh produce. the executive chef tells the business times the healthy eating program is expected to expand each growing season. >> chevron is making a multi- million dollar commitment. not to refurbish refineries. the political cost the bay area's biggest oil producer is backing. >> back here, fog free along the coast. this weekend is going to be warmer. we'll also look at detroit weather for the world series. proposition 38 bypasses sacramento, and makes education a real priority- with the funding, to our local schools and the accountability from our local schools... that we'll need to improve student learning in every classroom. so we can stay 47th... or we can choose proposition 38. i'm voting yes on 38... because it makes our children #1. >>> chevron has contributed $2.5 million to a super pac in what appears to be the largest contribution ever by a publicly traded company. chevron donated to the congressional leadership fund earlier in month. the fund works to reelect republi
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
welcome and a big boost for the local economy. >> this is our busiest weekend of the year. definitely our season finale into the end of summer. >> some are calling this the busiest weekend in san francisco history. they brought major congestion and had a lot of people leaving their cars at home. coming up we'll tell you which public transportation agency is celebrating a big boost in the number of riders. >>> dish network and the ginett corporation have expanded contract talks. they have not been able to agree on new fees. so far no viewers have been effected and neither company is commenting on the >>> he will ascend to the stray tice fear in a balloon harnessed cable. he hopes to break two records first free falling the farthest ever at 117,000 feet and falling the fastest eventually breaking the sound barrier. good luck. >> wow. >>> 5:24 is the time. sal how can you top that? >> i'm not going to try. we are just going to keep our feet on the ground. let's take a look at what we have now if you are driving on the freeways starting in san jose. northbound 280 traffic looks pretty goo
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
local officials held a ground breaking ceremony at highway 4 and hillcrest avenue in antioch this morning. the widening will also make room for the e bart extension from pittsburg to antioch, a system that will run diesel trains. officials say it will benefit commuters. >> it's going to go from four lanes to eight lanes, so you double the capacity of the existing highway, but you'll also add more seats on the bart system. >> cal trans hopes to have this widening project completed by 2015. >>> city college of san francisco will soon be getting a special trustee to oversee its finances as it tries to keep it accreditation. ccss request's for trustee was approved yesterday by the california community college's board of governors. a trustee is now expected to be appointed in the next few weeks. the community college has until the 15th of this month to submit an action plan to turn itself around and prevent the school from possibly being closed next june. president obama's reelection campaign saw a record-breaking month for fund-raising in september. sources say the amount raised last
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Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
from california. local races could determine the balance of power in washington. >> from california, nancy pelosi. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: can they do it again if democrats hope to regain control of the house? the road to success runs through california. >> there are huge opportunities for democrats in california. >> reporter: democrats need to pick up 25 more seats. he says five of their best bets are in california. including the 7th and 10th strict races in the sacramento area. where democrats are trying to outest republicans. >> i would say he is one of the most endangered republicans in the country. >> reporter: while republicans fight back -- >> higher taxes, lost jobs. >> reporter: democrats are bringing in big guns like bill clinton this week to help them turn had tied. but most say winning 25 seats is a heavy lift for democrats and a house majority is most likely out of their grasp. >> it is getting difficult. it will be difficult for democrats to take back the house. >> reporter: there aren't usually so many competitive races in california. one benefit is a boo
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Oct 31, 2012 5:00am PDT
locally they have sent seven people to the bay area and they are sending them as part of the relief effort. they have provided food for victims. there are red cross workers on standby here and they are encouraging people to donate blood and all types are needed especially o positive, a negative and b-negative. the doors are open here at the silicone valley drive and the blood drive goes on, jeanine della vega ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> you can get more information on what you can do to help out. >>> right now it is 5:08 and we want to talk to sal about traffic this morning. it is definitely going to be busy getting in and out today. >> we just got a text from bart about san francisco and we want to get out on the trains early and if you are just a regular computer we will be dealing with extra trains and we want to plan. when you do get to the toll plaza, it is not particularly crowded and if you do get to san francisco t- should not be too much of a problem but traffic still looks good driving into the downtown area. here is more with steve. >>> combination low clouds and higher clou
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Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> the anch a wildcard spot wi win tonight against the rangers and ktvu's fred inglis is live, it is possible the a's could win the division? >> reporter: absolutely all they have to do is sweep the texas rangers in the next three days. easier said than done but they coulclch a wildrd spot tonight, even if they lose and tampa bay and the angels lose well. they hope to get their 6th sell out of the year. th are here to buy tickets 4 s e re game tand some fans say this year's team re nds them of the 1970s. >> big red machine. what happened? joe, he grew up in oakland. got the work cut out r them. next thing you know -- >> reporter: what do you think of? >> fighters. young fighters. they are going to go all the way. they are hungry for the win. >> we dominate when everyone wrote us off. impressive. a team full of no one and nothing
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Oct 21, 2012 10:00pm PDT
tomorrow morning. watch out for ponding on the local roadways, a longer commute potentially and gusty winds right along 40 miles per hour. the commute tomorrow morning will be a bit of a challenge out there with all that accumulating water that will be a factor over the next few hours. overnight lows, will be in the 40s to the lower 50s with that rainfall gradually spreading to the south. santa rosa 49 degrees. here is the overnight set up. this cold front will be moving in and this will be the source of the rainfall first thing tomorrow morning. early tomorrow morning into the afternoon hours scattered showers, but in association with the rain the winds will gust to 40 miles per hour. this front moves through but we still have this circulation out here in the pacific. for tuesday the chance of a shower and then for wednesday we're going to bump up the shower chances but the heaviest event that will be happening over the next few hours. look at this, we have a winter storm warning in place for the sierra until 5:00 tuesday morning. snowfall will be around six to 12-inches. but here's
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Oct 17, 2012 5:00am PDT
the south bay will be required to dial 1 plus the air code for all local calls. people dialing 7 digit will get on to 880. >> yes, sir, dave, pam, i am doing well and we are happy to say, on a wednesday, kind of like the weather starting off mild, no major problems on interstate 880, the road work is there, that was incorrect for me to say, the word none is there. matt matt bridge. and this morning's commute continues to look good, 5:49 let's go to steve. >>> thank you, partly cloudy skies, mostly showers in the area, 72 degrees at game time and we are focusing on to st. louis and most of them look to be driving to the north. it will be dusty and sunshine and warm 80s, warm to hot here, we have a fire danger and that takes us out to vacaville and valley stockton as well. northwest 23 in sack tow. having aville. 70 degrees and if it does it will blast passed the core casted highs. but we are a lot cooler than yesterday, that is for sure, air mass is dry and we will allow that temperature to settle in. everything is going up over the ridge of help and however our forecast model say
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